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Creator:
Henry William Parish, active 1792
Title:

Three Views of the Strait of Sunda

Former Title(s):

An Album of sixteen Marine Views of Islands and Ports on the Voyage from England to China: Madiera South East Extremity

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Sketch of a Man, Wearing a Conical Hat

Part Of:

Collective Title: An Album of Sketches on the Voyage from England to China with Lord Macartney's Embassy

Date:
1793
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/8 × 10 7/16 inches (10.5 × 26.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "Strait of Sunda"; upper center: "[...] Island bearing NE. | [...]"; upper right: "mid channel [..] abreast of Princes Island"; center right: "SE. of Princes Island | trees"; lower right: "East [...] dist."

Watermark

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "HW Parish 1793"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2176
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:58503
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Eleanor Hughes, Spreading Canvas : Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2016, p. 217, cat. 77, ND 1373.G74 S67 2016 (YCBA)


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